Handouts

The information displayed here corresponds with the Fall 2020 Architecture & Society course. Please ask your TA if you have any questions.

POLICIES AND INFORMATION

ARC 308 Syllabus Fall 2020
ARC308 Detailed Course Schedule Fall 2020
ARC308 Policies & Information Fall 2020
ARC308 Poll Assignment Fall 2020
ARC308 Scavenger Hunt Assignment_Fall 2020
ARC308 Pecha Kucha Assignment Fall 2020
ARC308 Think Sheet Information Fall 2020

SAMPLE TESTS

ARC308 Sample Test #1.pdf
ARC308 Sample Test #2.pdf
ARC308 Sample Test #3.pdf
ARC308 Sample Final Exam

LECTURE HANDOUTS 

PART 1 – INTRODUCTION

Talk #2 – Architecture & Society
Talk #4 – Buildings Incorporating Values

PART 2 – FORM IN ARCHITECTURE

Talk #5 – Architectural Form
Talk #6 – Form Understood Through the Senses
Talk #7 – Form Understood Through the Intellect
Talk #8 – Intellectual Expression of Form Through Complexity & Technique
Talk #9 – Systems and Order at a City Scale
Talk #10 – Systems and Order at a Building Scale
Talk #11 – Mathematical Sources of Form
Talk #12 – Buildings Based in Numbers-Mathematics-Geometry
Talk #13 – Organic Sources of Form
Talk #14 – Buildings Based in Nature-Biology-Organisms
Talk #15 – Synthesis of Form
Talk #16 – Significant Cultural Statements Made in Form

PART 3 – PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN ARCHITECTURE

Talk #17 – Inspiration from Physical Considerations
Talk #18 – Buildings and the Land
Talk #20 – Geography-Topography-Ecology
Talk #21 – Structures and Materials
Talk #22 – Bearing and Bending Structures
Talk #23 – Building Construction
Talk #24 – Construction Enabling Building Innovation
Talk #25 – Architecture in Response to Climate
Talk #26 – Passive Solar Design
Talk #27 – Synthesis of Physical Considerations

PART 4 – HUMAN FACTORS IN ARCHITECTURE

Talk #28 – Designation and Organization of Use
Talk #29 – Buildings Driven by Function
Talk #31 – Buildings that Shape Behavior
Talk #32 – Humanism at a Personal Scale
Talk #33 – Buildings that Grow Out of Humanism
Talk #35 – Communities that Embody Humanism
Talk #36 – Meaning in Buildings
Talk #37 – Communicating Indirectly and Abstractly
Talk #38 – Synthesis of Human Factors
Talk #39 – Enhancing Community

PART 5 – COMBINATIONS AND SYNTHESIS

Talk #40 – Technology as a Source of Beauty
Talk #41 – Firmness and Delight
Talk #42 – Perfection and Compromise
Talk #43 – Ignoring Some Aspects of a Building
Talk #44 – Modern vs. Post-Modern Thinking in Design
Talk #45 – A Few Good Buildings


Lecture Slides

The information displayed here corresponds with the Fall 2020 Architecture & Society course. Please ask your TA if you have any questions.

LECTURE SLIDES

PART 1 – INTRODUCTION

Talk 1_Slides – The Impact of Architecture
Talk 2_Slides – Architecture _ Society
Talk 3_Slides – Architectural Values
Talk 4_Slides – Buildings Incorporating Values

PART 2 – FORM IN ARCHITECTURE

Talk 5_Slides – Architectural Form
Talk 6_Slides – Form Understood Through the Senses
Talk 7_Slides – Form Understood Through the Intellect
Talk 8_Slides – Intellectual Expression of Form Through Complexity and Technique
Talk 9_Slides – Systems and Order at a City Scale
Talk 10_Slides – Systems and Order at a Building Scale
Talk 11_Slides – Mathematical Sources of Form
Talk 12_Slides – Buildings Based in Numbers, Mathematics, and Geometry
Talk 13_Slides – Organic Sources of Form
Talk 14_Slides – Buildings Based in Nature, Biology, Organisms
Talk 15_Slides – Synthesis of Form
Talk 16_Slides – Significant Cultural Statements Made in Form

PART 3 – PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN ARCHITECTURE

Talk 17_Slides – Inspiration from Physical Considerations
Talk 18_Slides – Buildings and the Land
Talk 20_Slides – Geography, Topography, Ecology
Talk 21_Slides – Structures and Materials
Talk 22_Slides – Bearing and Bending Structures
Talk 23_Slides – Building Construction
Talk 24_Slides – Construction Enabling Building Innovation
Talk 25_Slides – Architecture in Response to Climate
Talk 26_Slides – Passive Solar Design
Talk 27_Slides – Synthesis of Physical Considerations

PART 4 – HUMAN FACTORS IN ARCHITECTURE

Talk 28_Slides – Designation and Organization of Use
Talk 29_Slides – Buildings Driven by Function
Talk 31_Slides – Buildings That Shape Behavior
Talk 32_Slides – Humanism at a Personal Scale
Talk 33_Slides – Buildings That Grow Out of Humanism
Talk 35_Slides – Communities that Embody Humanism
Talk 36_Slides – Meaning in Buildings
Talk 37_Slides – Communicating Indirectly and Abstractly
Talk 38_Slides – Synthesis of Human Factors
Talk 39_Slides – Enhancing Community

PART 5 – COMBINATIONS AND SYNTHESIS

Talk 40_Slides – Technology as a Source of Beauty
Talk 41_Slides – Firmness and Delight
Talk 42_Slides – Perfection and Compromise
Talk 43_Slides – Ignoring Some Aspects of a Building
Talk 44_Slides – Modern vs. Post-Modern Thinking in Design
Talk 45_Slides – A Few Good Buildings


Lecture Audio

* Dear Students,

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Sincerely, your TA’s
March 30, 2020